Claims-Support Service Specialist-Associate II

Uniondale, New York
Not Specified
Oct 14, 2016
Dec 13, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can't be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You'll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers' lives. We'll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you'll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you'll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

The Claims Department is here to restore peoples' lives after the unexpected has happened. We work to deliver compassionate service that is fast, fair and easy. Putting our customers first to resolve their claim and taking the stress out of the situation is our goal.

This is your chance to help make a meaningful difference in people's lives. Join the thousands of people who work in the claims industry in highly stimulating work that will require you to assimilate data, evaluate facts and negotiate solutions to complex problems. Every day presents different learning and growth opportunities. You will gain a broad range of professional skills that will be equally applicable and highly valuable no matter where your career takes you.

Do you have a passion for helping others? Can you work independently? Manage your time efficiently? Are you looking to accelerate your career with a world-renowned company? Allstate Insurance Company has an exceptional career opportunity for a Claims Service Specialist in Uniondale, NY!

A vital role in helping to deliver a superior customer experience!

Our customers need us the most when they file a claim. As an Allstate Claims Support Service Specialist, you will play a vital role to ensure we deliver on our promise to help restore people's lives after they've experienced a loss. Each day you will be responsible for managing a steady volume of new claims involving property, auto liability and/or casualty. Process non-complex, non-technical claim related activities within established quality, productivity and process standards on specific losses as directed by management or claim adjuster. Most importantly, you will work with our customers to guide them through the claims process in a caring and professional manner. You will handle every step from managing incoming calls and data entry, to filing reports and mail support. Your success will be rewarded with our Total Rewards package which includes base pay, benefits, and opportunities for career advancement.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Performs clerical duties, including data entry, filing paper documents, email, calendar management, and word processing
  • Handles claim files (locates/requests files, files paperwork, reconstructs missing files, moves misfiled documents, sends to other offices, etc.)
  • Retrieves, prints, faxes, or mails supporting documentation to vendors or others as directed
  • Provides back-up for any support functions in the office
  • Receives, screens and routes incoming telephone calls and other electronic correspondence
  • Contacts or receives contact from customers or other claim related third parties to obtain and/or provide necessary file information to comply with quality and process standards
  • Generates and sends appropriate forms to insured/claimant for completion
  • Processes claims payments
  • Completes all necessary forms, logs documents into the system, and routes them to the appropriate parties

Job Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/General Education Diploma (GED), plus one year of customer service experience in an office environment
  • Excellent customer service skills and a passion to help others
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer, typing and grammar skills
  • Fluency in Spanish and English is especially desirable

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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